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Table 1 Socioeconomic characteristics of the study and non-selected groups

From: Comparison of the sensitivity of the UKCAT and A Levels to sociodemographic characteristics: a national study

Characteristic Study group (n = 8,180) Non-selected group (n = 15,539) χ 2(p) for difference
State schooled 4291/8180 (52.4) 4,609/8066 (57.1) 35.97 (<.001)
Non-white 3102/8180 (37.9) 6781/15140 (44.8) 102.55 (<.001)
Age > 20 years at application 61/8180 (0.7) 6563/15425 (42.5) 4600.00 (<.001)
Non-professional background 476/8180 (5.8) 505/8553 (5.9) .06 (.8)
Male 3628/8180 (44.3) 6841/15539 (44.0) .23 (.6)
EASL 1249/8180 (15.3) 4033/15374 (26.2) 368.92 (<.001)
  1. Proportions of candidates with that characteristic are shown along with percentages and the chi-squared and associated p value for the inter-group differences.